Bright Burning Stars by A.K. Small: A Compelling Story, but with Heavy Content

I knew I was heading into a dark and heavy ballet book when I started, and Bright Burning Stars ended up being a very compelling read featuring some of the dark facets of dance and the slow breaking of a friendship. There are a lot of triggers, so please check out the content warnings in … Continue reading Bright Burning Stars by A.K. Small: A Compelling Story, but with Heavy Content

Writer Wednesday: Author Interview with RuthAnne Snow on When the Truth Unravels (+ Giveaway!)

Welcome to the very first Writer Wednesday! Today I have RuthAnne Snow on the blog talking about her debut, When the Truth Unravels, the friendships and different themes in the novel, and a little bit about writing distinct voices for you writers out there! I'm so excited for y'all to read what RuthAnne has to say and learn … Continue reading Writer Wednesday: Author Interview with RuthAnne Snow on When the Truth Unravels (+ Giveaway!)

The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan (ARC): Letting the Bird Lead the Way

4.5 stars Leigh Chen Sanders is certain her mother turned into a bird after committing suicide. Leigh travels to Taiwan to meet her maternal grandparents for the first time, trying to find her mother in the form of a giant red bird, uncovering family secrets, and forging a relationship with her grandparents, all while aware … Continue reading The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan (ARC): Letting the Bird Lead the Way

Fire Song by Adam Garnet Jones (DRC): Life on the Rez by Someone Who’s Not a Sexual Harasser

Hello! Um, well this is awkward but I seem to have overscheduled myself for DCRs this month *immediately averts eyes*. So although Cover Geek is technically on hold until further notice, I'll be using Tuesdays as another miscellaneous day! Anyways, without further ado, here's my review! 3 stars After the suicide of his younger sister, … Continue reading Fire Song by Adam Garnet Jones (DRC): Life on the Rez by Someone Who’s Not a Sexual Harasser

DRC: This is Not a Love Letter by Kim Purcell

4 stars In the middle of a one week break to gain some perspective before graduation, Jessie learns that her boyfriend Chris has gone missing. But everything's not as cut and dry as an obvious kidnapping because Jessie and Chris have been arguing over big decisions about their future, and Jessie eventually decides that they … Continue reading DRC: This is Not a Love Letter by Kim Purcell